Oil & Gas Universities
Grozny State Oil Technical University is a public university located in Grozny, Chechen Republic, Russia. Grozny State Oil Technical University (GSOTU) was founded in 1920 as the Higher Petroleum Technical School, consisting of eight divisions, two of which were higher. The first graduation of engineers took place in 1925. In 1929, the school acquired the status of a university of union importance. By the middle of the 1980s, the scientific-pedagogical and material-technical potential of the institute made it possible to conduct training in almost all specialties of the technological cycle and study oil and gas production. Grozny State Oil Technical University is forming its scientific schools, known not only in the country but also abroad. The scientists of the institute were engaged in fundamental developments in studying oil and gas geology and studying geophysics, studying drilling, and study development of oil and gas wells, study oil refining and petrochemistry, study thermal physics, and sturdy construction. Over its history, Grozny State Oil Technical University has trained more than 50,000 specialists for various sectors of the country’s economy.
Irkutsk National Research Technical University was opened in May 1930 in Irkutsk city as the Siberian Mining Institute, to begin training for the gold mining industry in Russia. In 1938 Irkutsk State Technical University was renamed the Mining and Metallurgy Institute and in 1960 Irkutsk State Technical University became the Polytechnic Institute. Currently, the University has 18,000 both Russian and international students including 1,300 full-time foreign students. INRTU’s ultimate and prior goal is bringing up a new generation of specialists empowered to change the way they think and work towards a sustainable future. The idea of sustainable development is embodied in all educational programs.
Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU) in Tomsk, Russia, is the oldest technical university in Russia east of Ural. TPU was a member of 12 international associations, including the Conference of European Schools for Advanced Engineering Education and Research (CESAER) until it was suspended in March 2022, and the European University Association (EUA) until it was suspended in March 2022. The university was founded in 1896 and opened in 1900 as the Tomsk Technological Institute. It has a huge informational base in the university library and provides its students will all the needed studying process facilities. The university has more than 22,000 current students and has graduated more than 100,000 technical specialists in different fields of science.
Kuban State Technical University is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the Kuban and the North Caucasus. University was founded in 1918 as the North Caucasian Polytechnic Institute. Over the years Kuban State Technical University has repeatedly changed its name, in 1919 Kuban Polytechnic Institute, in 1923 Kuban Agricultural Institute, and in 1930 North-Caucasian Institute of Food Industry. Currently, Kuban State Technical University enrolls 6700 local and international students within Russia and 21 foreign countries. University provides studying processes for local and international students from other countries. Due to numerous cooperation agreements with foreign universities and organizations, members of academic staff and students have the opportunity to take part in exchange programs and internships abroad to get new theoretical knowledge and practical skills. Since its formation, Kuban State Technical University has trained more than 28,000 professionals in the technical sciences and power engineering fields. University has 12 study faculties, 56 study departments, and a prominent teaching staff consisting of 1,400 skilled teachers. Its academic staff is professionals in the field of technical sciences and mechanical engineering, that are ready to assist students in every issue concerning studying processes and research activities.
South Russian State Technical University (NPI) has made a significant contribution to the development of engineering education in Russia, having trained more than 150 thousand experts. Currently the SRSPU (NPI) basic activities are the large-scale fundamental and applied scientific researches, innovative technologies aimed at training the highly qualified engineering personnel corresponding to strategic problems of the government in ensuring transition from the resource economy to the economy of innovative type.
Astrakhan State Technical University (ASTU) is a technical university located in Astrakhan, Russia. It was established in 1930 following the Order of the People’s Commissariat of Foreign and Domestic Trade of the USSR. The mission of Astrakhan State Technical University is to create and promote technical knowledge for personal and social development by integrating technical research and technical education. After graduating all students become successful alumni and scientists who exert a considerable impact on the world community. Astrakhan State Technical University is one of Russia’s most rapidly modernizing technical universities. University accepts local and international students. The medium of instruction of Russian and English. Students can apply for Bachelor’s courses, Master’s courses, and Ph.D. degree programs. The university is an officially registered university with the Ministry of Higher Education in Russia. Due to numerous cooperation agreements with foreign universities and international organizations, students and members of academic staff can take part in exchange programs and internships abroad to get new theoretical knowledge and practical experience.
Dagestan State Technical University is a big educational center, scientific center, and cultural center in the south of Russia, a higher school of innovative type with high intellectual and scientific potential. Since its creation, the University has trained more than 40,000 specialists in the most demanded engineering professions for many branches of industry of the Republic and the country.
The history of the creation of DGTU dates back to 24 January 1970, when the Council of Ministers of the USSR enacted a by-law on the organization of Dagestan State Polytechnic Institute. The university provides studying of over 277 educational programs of different levels including 150 study programs of higher professional education, 41 programs of post-graduate courses, 56 programs of skills training and retraining programs, and 18 programs of professional training. In the vocational school under the University is realized the training on 12 specialties of primary vocational education. The university staff takes an active part in research works in scientific and technical programs and grants, including those of the RF Ministry of Education and Science, and of the Russian Fund of Fundamental Investigations, and presidents of Russian Federation and Republic of Dagestan for supporting junior scientists and leading scientific schools.
Maikop State Technological University was established in 1993 as a multi-level and multidisciplinary academic school, a center for modern education and research. University is the best place to get quality technical higher education in Russia and increase students’ potential in the labor market in Russia and abroad. The university conducts pre-university training for international applicants in technical science, medical and biological science, economical science, and humanity science. University provides a studying process for over 9,500 students in undergraduate courses and postgraduate students, prominent teachers, and staff. Instruction is delivered by highly-qualified specialists, with degrees of Doctor of Science and Ph.D. degrees. The University offers a wide range of training programs for higher education and secondary vocational education, postgraduate training programs, and programs of additional vocational training. MSTU is the only university in the Republic of Adygea that trains specialists with technical degrees in several construction courses, geodesy, and land development courses, vehicles, forestry and landscape architecture courses, agriculture courses, environmental engineering and environmental protection courses, and healthcare courses.
North-Caucasus Federal University was founded based on a Decree by the President of the Russian Federation and an Order by the Government of the Russian Federation. This higher institution is rated as one of the largest educational institutions in the region and also is a unique site for numerous scientific projects and innovation projects. It provides its students with the opportunity to use the most modern studying equipment to conduct scientific research in the field of technical science and power engineering. In 2021 NCFU become the largest academic institution for higher education in the North-Caucasus Federal District. University is moving ahead being a driving force for the scientific potential and academic potential of the North Caucasus at the same time serving as the basis for economic development as well as an arena for intercultural dialogue both among the various local ethnic groups and foreign ones.
Samara State Technical University is one of the main universities in Russia. It offers a wide variety of Bachelor’s courses and Master’s Degree Programs in 12 study faculties. Its history dates back to 1910 when the regional government decided to build a high educational institution in Samara, which was the leading industrial center throughout the Volga Region. And so in 1914, Samara State Technical University was established. At the moment University prepares specialists in the courses Energy, Oil, and Gas, courses of Chemistry and Petrochemistry, courses of Mechanical Engineering, courses of Transportation, courses of Food Production, courses of Defense Industry, courses of Information Technology, courses of Mechanical and Automotive Engineering, courses of Engineering Systems Administration and Automation, courses of Material Science and Metallurgy, courses of Biotechnology, courses of Industrial Ecology, courses of Architecture, courses of Civil Engineering, and courses of Design.
Ukhta State Technical University is a unique representative of Russian oil and gas universities and one of the largest technical higher education institutions in the European North of Russia. By this time, more than 25,000 engineers and economists had graduated in oil courses, geology courses, building courses, and timber industry courses. After the successful attestation on April 14, 1999, the Institute was granted a status of a State Technical University. Ukhta State Technical University provides a studying process for more than 15,000 local and international students who study 22 different technical specialties at the technical university. USTU is located in the Republic of Komi, in the town of Ukhta – an industrial capital of this region. There is an advanced oil and gas industry and a wood complex. The technical university works with the leading Russian oil and gas companies and their branches in the region such as “Gazprom”, “Transneft”, “Rosneft”, and “Lukoil”. Due to it, every student can take part in internships abroad in the most prominent international universities and foreign organizations.
Voronezh State Technical University is the flagship university of the Voronezh region which combines the educational activities, scientific research, staff, and technical capacities of the two leading technical universities in the region: Voronezh State Technical University and Voronezh State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering. Voronezh State Technical University offers higher education programs in Undergraduate courses, Postgraduate courses, and Doctoral levels of study as well as further and advanced training for professionals working at industrial and construction enterprises and organizations of the region. Currently, more than 20,000 studying at the technical university, including international students from 57 countries in Asia, Africa, South America, the Middle East, and CIS (Center for Internet Security) . The teaching staff consists of over 1,000 highly-qualified and experienced professionals with 160 of them awarded doctoral degrees in their respective fields.
The Surgut Institute of Oil and Gas is the training and counseling center of the Ural Polytechnic Institute opened in Tyumen in 1956 which was further part of the Tyumen Industrial Institute. It happened in 1963 when the fast development of resources in Western Siberia began. In 1963 the decision to create the profile higher education institution training experts for an oil and gas complex of Siberia in Tyumen was made. Today higher education institutions study more than 35,000 students in all undergraduate courses, postgraduate courses, and doctoral studies. The leading technical higher education institution of Western Siberia offers 36 study directions of preparation according to programs of higher education (bachelor’s degree, specialist program), 31 directions of master’s degree program, 37 specialties of secondary professional education, 14 programs of professional training in working professions and 8 directions of study in postgraduate study.
Almetyevsk State Oil Institute was established in accordance with the Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Tatarstan Republic on the base of the Tatar Evening Department of the State Academy of Oil and Gas named after I.M. Gubkin. Today Almetyevsk State Oil Institute has more than 5 study faculties and 20 study departments supplied with the most modern technical equipment and laboratory facilities. More than 5500 local and international students, foreign auditors, and postgraduate students have the ability to conduct research in the field of the oil and gas industry and implement their results in life. The academic staff consists of more than 300 highly-qualified lectures more than 60% of them have scientific degrees or Ph.D. degrees and are doctors of science. University provides students with free access to modern laboratories, computer rooms, a university library, a sports complex, a diagnostic center, university canteens, a student hostel, and a printing office. There are 14 specialized computer rooms connected to the internet. More than 30 licensed computer programs are used in the training process. All classrooms have access to the local institute computer network which allows the successful use of modern processing technologies in the training process.
Arkhangelsk State Technical University is a university founded in 1929. This university is composed of at least fifteen study faculties, four study institutes, and three educational colleges. It is one of the leading public educational institutions and scientific complexes in the European North of Russia. University is a major educational center developing active international partnerships with business organizations and industry. ASTU is the research and academic basis for establishing Northern Arctic Federal University contributing to the social and economic development of the region through close relations with the industrial sector and meeting the challenges of the Arctic. Due to numerous cooperation agreements with foreign universities and organizations, members of academic staff and students have the opportunity to take part in eexchang programs and internships abroad to get new theoretical knowledge and practical skills.
The main goal of the university was to train personnel for administrative, commercial, and industrial institutions in the East Asian part of Russia and adjacent states. The main courses were the languages: Chinese, Japanese, Manchu, Korean, and Mongolian, the history and political organization of the Eastern states, jurisprudence, etc. This university has 9 study faculties and 5 technical institutes. University provides studying processes for local and international students from other countries. Due to numerous cooperation agreements with foreign universities and organizations, members of academic staff and students have the opportunity to take part in exchange programs and internships abroad to get new theoretical knowledge and practical skills. University provides studying of Bachelor’s programs, Master’s programs, and Postgraduate programs for Russian students and develop advanced Master’s programs with English medium of instruction. Students and teaching staff at University are involved in a variety of research activities and grant programs in Russian universities and universities abroad.
The Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas is a public university in Moscow, Russia. Gubkin University is a powerful national research center and a real source of manpower for the Russian oil and gas industry. According to the proportion of budget income from research, the University is at the top rank among the Russian industry universities. Gubkin University was founded in 1930 by the outstanding scientist and academician Ivan Gubkin. For almost a century, the University has trained more than 90,000 engineering degree candidates, and Doctors of Sciences. University is the best place to study in Russia for international students. All students can take part in international exchange programs and internships abroad. University provides full-time studying and part-time studying in undergraduate courses in Russia, postgraduate courses in Russia, and doctoral studies in Russia. The academy provides all the conditions necessary for the educational activities of the university: there is a library and publishing center, an institute of professional development and additional general and vocational education, a center for student creativity, etc.
The Kamsk Institute of Humanitarian and Engineering Technologies (KIGIT) is a private higher education institution located in Izhevsk. One of two non-state higher education institutions in Udmurtia. Conducts training in almost 30 specialties and study directions. The University offers full-time studies in Russia, part-time studies in Russia, extramural courses, and distance instruction. Students can receive technical degrees in Bachelor’s courses, Master’s courses, and specialist degrees (per the old system of five-year study). Post-graduate technical courses are also offered. University facilities include seven well-equipped academic buildings, renovated student hostels, a large technical science library, a computing center, a publishing house, student clubs, a theater (the Kaleidoscope Student Theatre), a preventive clinic, as well as a skiing lodge, a private swimming pool, and a university sports club and university rest camp.
Kazan Federal University is a public research university located in Kazan, Russia. It was founded in 1804 as Imperial Kazan University and become the largest university in Russia with high-quality infrastructure and advanced teaching methods, which make it very popular among Indian as well as international students. Every year more than 50,000 local and international students are enrolled in the studying process. University has more than 700 degree programs at the undergraduate level of study and postgraduate level of education. The university’s outlook is also reflected in both research and exchange opportunities. KFU students and faculty members participate in research projects and exchange programs with 300+ partners in 64 countries. The mission of Kazan Federal University was to develop a strong research and academic hub with the support of the innovative region and country development by providing world-class academic programs, research development, and technological development.
Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M.V. Lomonosov or NArFU for short, is a Federal University established in Arkhangelsk pursuant to Russian Federation President Dmitry Medvedev’s Decree. Northern (Arctic) Federal University in Arkhangelsk, is one of the leading scientific and educational centers in the European North. NArFU provides international students with opportunities for quality higher education at undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate, in the framework of joint educational programs and programs of academic mobility. Modern education and serious scientific studies require daily cooperation between universities and research centers, not only within a country but also around the world. The scientific and educational space of the university is on an international and global scale. New knowledge and discoveries require cross-border discussions and continuous exchange of experience.
Omsk State Technical University (OmSTU) in Omsk, Russia, is an educational institution in the Western Siberian Region. Omsk State Technical University was established in 1942. University has a rapidly developing research and educational system, aimed at graduating specialists in the field of technical science, technical engineering, and computer science. University accepts local and international students. The medium of instruction of Russian and English. Students can apply for Bachelor’s courses, Masters’s courses, and Ph.D. degree programs. The university is an officially registered university with the Ministry of Higher Education in Russia. Due to numerous cooperation agreements with foreign universities and international organizations, students and members of academic staff can take part in exchange programs and internships abroad to get new theoretical knowledge and practical experience.
Saint-Petersburg Mining Institute ranks among the top institutes in St. Petersburg and Russia. University was established in 1773 and became the bright representative of Russian higher education, which managed to preserve and multiply the achievements of national and world engineering courses and technical education in Russia. University ranks among the first universities in Russia for the success of graduates. Educational institution belongs to the best-known mining schools in the world. At present, more than 7,000 local and international students are enrolled in undergraduate courses, specialist courses, graduate courses, and postgraduate degree programs. Institute has a broad range of subjects that develops students’ practical knowledge and technical knowledge and advanced problem-solving skills in engineering problems with shifting baselines and varying degrees of resources and information. Students coming from all parts of the country and from abroad make up a significant portion of the student population.
Sakhalin State University was established in 1949 and is known then as a teacher training institute. University has been the most important educational institution in the island region, providing young people with a full range of training and development opportunities. Nowadays, Sakhalin State University offers degree programs in Science courses, Teaching courses, Social Sciences courses, Humanities courses, Economics courses, Engineering courses, and Technology courses, and it also operates a successful system of pre-university training and further education. Sakhalin State University has many up-to-date facilities to ensure the effective implementation of the vocational education and higher education programs, such as modern multimedia classrooms, research laboratories, research and training centers, a satellite station, and an archaeological museum. The scientific activity of the University is focused on implementing research results into the economic development of the region.
The National Research Tomsk State University, TSU is a public research university located in Tomsk, Russia. The university, which opened in 1888, was the first university in the Asian part of Russia and, in practice, the first Russian university East of the Volga. University is the best place to study engineering and study economics in Russian universities. The university is the city’s biggest educational institution, with around 23,000 local and international students. University’s main aim is to increase the level of education among young persons in Russia and abroad, making higher education in Russia affordable and quality, and giving their students opportunities for employment with the most popular international organizations and Russian state bodies. Students have the option of receiving quality education within the 100 main areas of engineering, technical science, social sciences, and humanity science. The Russian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic records and grades. University also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a university library, students dormitory, sports facilities, internships abroad, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.
The Industrial University of Tyumen (IUT) is a higher education institution in Tyumen, Russia. IUT provides secondary general education, secondary vocational education, and higher education, to doctoral studies and business education programs. University is the best place to study the oil industry and study gas industry. It gives local and international students the opportunity to get higher education in Russia. Studies are held in 25 large groups of areas of training and study specialties and in more than 150 educational programs. The number of students is approximately 32,530 people, including 1,500 international students. The IUT research group includes 225 higher doctorate and professors, and 787 candidates of sciences, associate professors. The Russian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic records and grades. University also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a university library, students dormitory, sports facilities, internships abroad, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.
Udmurt State University is a public university in the city of Izhevsk, Russia. Established in 1931, UdSU is the oldest educational institution in Udmurt Republic. In 1993, it was named among the top twenty classical Russian universities and became the best place to study technical sciences and study humanities in Russia. Today UdSU is the biggest educational, research, and cultural center of the Udmurt Republic. It offers over 270 undergraduate programs, postgraduate programs, and doctoral programs in the Humanities, Technical Sciences, and Engineering courses. It provides the studying process for over 17,000 undergraduate students and postgraduate students, including over 500 international students.
Ufa State Petroleum Technological University is a technical university in the city of Ufa. The university offers training programs in all fields of the oil and gas industry, development and operation of oil and gas fields, and oil and gas transportation. USPTU has 3 study branches in Sterlitamak, Salavat, and Oktyabrsky cities. The university’s structure comprises 7 study faculties, 2 study institutes, pre-university training, a Russian language school, and postgraduate training and doctoral training departments. Today USPTU has around 18,000 local and international students from 56 regions of the Russian Federation and 47 foreign countries. The university offers more than 100 Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programs, 29 postgraduate and 5 doctoral programs. The academic teaching staff of the university is represented by over 1200 highly qualified professionals including 150 Doctors of Science and more than 600 PhDs. Student and teacher academic mobility is one of the dynamically developing directions at USPTU. In the frame of academic mobility programs, international students come to USPTU for short-term training. All students can take part in international exchange programs and internships abroad. University provides full-time studying and part-time studying in undergraduate courses in Russia, postgraduate courses in Russia, and doctoral studies in Russia.